October 5, 2022

Pullman-BLN

Legal With Effect

Proposed legislation following escape of Lauderdale County inmate

HUNTSVILLE, Ala. (WAFF) – A few Tennessee Valley adult men are banding with each other to produce laws in Alabama.

It is identified as Connie’s Legislation.

This right after their mother’s alleged murderer escaped from jail ideal in their yard. Nevertheless, the two ended up unaware her alleged killer was that shut.

“Our key worry is for people to not be re-victimized but alternatively empowered by understanding the man or woman or individuals that are the offenders are situated,” explained Cameron and Austin’s longtime friends and radio host, Mark White.

In 2020, Casey White confessed to the 2015 murder of Connie Ridgeway.

Casey, who was remaining held in the Donaldson Correctional Facility for a 2015 crime spree, was in Lauderdale County’s custody for a legal continuing.

Ridgeway’s sons experienced no strategy. Which is when he escaped with former corrections officer Vicky White.

“When Austin and Cameron to start with listened to about the escape they assumed Casey was in Donaldson Prison. That wasn’t the situation. Googled wherever Casey was at it reported Jail.”

Now, the trio is performing to produce a law named right after their late mother.

“I have spoken with one particular legislator and we are going to get with the legislative legal group and making confident the wording is where it needs to be.”

They want to make absolutely sure family members continue to be in the loop.

“We want when the ask for is produced for a transfer that judges then move down to the DA or they specifically make contact with these that are included and say a transfer is taking put,” stated White.

“If a hearing can take area for reported transfer we want the family to also know hearing is coming up and be a component of that.”

White and the Ridgway family are in the beginning phases but say their upcoming step is meeting with the legislative legal workforce.

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